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The Spirit of Pella is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting people through collaborative community-based projects centered around interactive art, public gathering spaces, a magical holiday season and special events to preserve our heritage and support an abundant future.

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New Spirit of Pella mural between the Klokkenspel Plaza and the Molengracht District. Share your photos and tag us with #spiritofpella for a chance to be featured on our website and social media channels.

The Tulip Toren is a beautiful landmark in Central Park. To achieve this photo, have your subjects climb the hill just south of the sundial and snap away!

Happy Days Mural (Staphorst Folk Painting) on the Brew Coffeehouse on Franklin Street is the Spirit of Pella’s first mural! Be sure to tag us with #spiritofpella

The Marken Wall is reminiscent of the architectural style found in the province of Marken in the Netherlands. Located just in the Klokkenspel Plaza on the Work of Our Hands.

The Map of the Netherlands inside Dutchfix on Franklin Street was painted by local artist, Joe Hox!

The Drawbridge over the Canal in the Molengracht District.

Central College is home to many gorgeous photo spots but the red phone booth is a showstopper!

Try on a pair of giant “Dutch Shoes” for size. Traditional Dutch wooden shoes, or klompen, can be tried on in front of the Information Windmill at Central Park and the Vermeer Windmill at Pella Historical Village.

The Big Pink Chair! Check out downtown store, Wild Bramble, for the perfect photo opp after making a unique soda creation or a bag full of candy for the kiddos.

The Information Windmill in Central Park and #PieterPella! Sharing your photos on social media? Use #PieterPella to be featured on Visit Pella’s website or Instagram.

Building Community Through Arts & Culture


Foundation Partners

Kuyper Foundation Logo
Pella Community Foundation Logo
Pella Rolscreen Foundation
Vermeer Charitable Foundation Logo

Business Partners

Marion County Bank Logo
Bank Iowa Logo
Lely Logo
Midwest One Bank Logo
LDJ Manufacturing logo
Pella Motors Logo
Leighton State Bank logo
Ulrich Logo
Bruxvoorts Home Center Logo
ATI Group Logo
Dutch Fix Logo
Main Street advisory group logo
Pella Cooperative Electric Logo
Pella Engraving Logo

In-Kind Contributors

Aircut Studio
Clay Township Design Logo | Spirit of Pella
Klingner and Associates Logo | Spirit of Pella
Kreykes Law Office Logo | Spirit of Pella
PACE Alliance Logo | Spirit of Pella
Pella Hosting and Website Solutions Logo | Spirit of Pella
Pella Technology
Promotions by Design Logo | Spirit of Pella
Studio 5 Productions
Town Crier Logo | Spirit of Pella


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